Trump’s decision to pull out of the UN Human Rights Council is a shocking one. It is yet one more example of how the Axis of Evil, incorporating both the US Federal regime and the rogue state of Israel, is becoming further isolated from the international standards that apply to other such political entities. But […]
The Irish fled Ireland for many reasons. Some were dispossessed by rampant colonialism. Some ran from religious persecution. Others saw no chance of a prosperous future at home and so looked at far away fields as being greener. Paisanos is an entertaining journey into the lives of some of those adventurers.
Here is a gentle ballad from one of the most energetic of all musical acts. It’s a poignant song of homecoming probably understood by all who have left their places of birth only to return many years later to recall their childhood. Not all memories are good ones. Perhaps they could be chopped down as […]
This classic sit-com set in Glasgow follows the life of two roguish men of advanced age who can never seem to keep out of trouble. There is never a dull moment for both Jack and Victor who seem amused and angry with the life they have been given. It’s nice to have a laugh with […]
The story of Chief Joseph and his refusal to bow to the treacherous US Federal government is the stuff of legend. The pursuit of his people by US Cavalry detachments makes for a great story with an all too familiar and heart-rending ending. The treatment of the indigenous people by the colonials from Europe is […]
Punk at its finest, and possibly the only song where an inhaler is used as a percussion instrument. It’s worth listening to for that alone. If you enjoyed this, please share
The Shootist was a great movie but also bitter-sweet. It was John Wayne’s last movie. In it he played an aging gunfighter dying from cancer. At the time, Wayne was suffering from the cancer that was to eventually take his life. In the following piece, we get to meet the renowned actor as he prepares […]